On Friday 17th May, to commemorate IDAHO the Mayor and Chief Executive of Tower Hamlets council will be lowering the Rainbow Flag as a mark of remembrance for victims who have lost their lives to homophobic or transphobic hate crime. The event will start at 4.45 outside Waltham Forest Assembly Hall near the Flag Pole [...]
Researchers at Sunderland and Leicester Universities are conducting research on LGBT relationships and they invite you to take part in their online survey about same-sex, bi and/or trans relationships. Their research aims to understand what you do when things go wrong in your same-sex, bi and/or trans relationships. Recent Equality legislation requires that services respond [...]
It takes emotional strength to talk about domestic abuse. We know that to live in a world where heterosexuality and cisgender identity is privileged also takes an inner strength. That inner rebellious spirit to live and love who you want to is the same spirit that can help you survive abuse. We use the word “survivor” as a recognition that not all of us do survive domestic abuse. For those of us left and in a position to speak up, it’s time to start shouting.
An insight into the ways in which transsexual women experience everyday sexism and gender based violence.